CSE Career Fair prep events

The CSE Career Center offers a wide variety of workshops to help you prepare for the Fall 2022 CSE Career Fair.

CSE Fall 2022 Career Fair
Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 21
Noon-6 p.m. both days
3M Arena at Mariucci

Drop-in Hours

The CSE Career Center will offer the following virtual drop-in hours prior to the Career Fair:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 6-Friday, Sept. 9: 2-4 p.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 12-Friday, Sept. 16: 1-4 p.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 19: 9 a.m.-Noon

Career Fair Workshops

The CSE Career Center will host a variety of Career Fair preparation workshops. There also are previously-recorded workshops on a variety of workshops on CSE’s YouTube channel.

Interviewing Practice Workshop
Monday, Sept. 12
12:15-1:15 p.m.
Bruininks Hall, Room 530B
Register for the Interviewing Practice Workshop
Prepare for the workshop by watching the CSE Interviewing video

Whether you are applying for an internship, co-op or full-time job, the interview is one of the most important parts of the application process. This workshop will allow you to practice interviewing with strategies you can use to answer some of the most commonly asked interview questions. You will engage with employers and peers in this interactive workshop. Please register in advance as space is limited. 

Career Fair Prep Workshop
Tuesday, Sept. 13
12:15-1 p.m.
Mechanical Engineering, Room 1130

Register for the Career Fair Prep Workshop

Get ready to impress at the CSE Career Fair! Information presented will include how to access the fair, what to prepare ahead of time, what to wear, how to make a positive impression on employers, and how to be successful. 

“What’s Up, Co-op?” Engineering Co-op Program Information Session
Wednesday, Sept. 14

12:15-1 p.m.
Mechanical Engineering, Room 1130
Register for the "What's Up, Co-op?" Engineering Co-op Program Information Session
Pizza provided! 

Interested in learning more about the engineering co-op program? Learn about what a co-op is all about from students who recently completed one this summer! You'll get a comprehensive overview of the program including eligibility requirements, course information, and advice on how to locate a co-op position.

Resume Writing Workshop
Thursday, Sept. 15
12:15-1 p.m.
Walter Library, Room 402
Register for the Resume Writing Workshop

Your resume is an important tool to market your experiences to prospective employers. This workshop will cover what information is necessary or most important on a resume, and how you can best market and communicate your education, skills, and experiences most related to the type of position you are seeking.

CSE Virtual Practice Interview Day
Friday, Sept. 16
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Central Time

Register for CSE Virtual Practice Interview Day
Registration deadline: Wednesday, Sept. 14 at noon Central Time

Don’t use an actual interview to practice your interview skills! Practice your interview skills via Zoom with a REAL employer before the big interview. Virtual interviews are 30 minutes followed by 15 minutes of feedback. Sign up early as spots are limited.

For more information, please contact the CSE Career Center at csecareer@umn.edu.

International Student Career Fair Prep Virtual Workshop
Friday, Sept. 16
Noon-1 p.m. Central Time
Register for the Friday, Sept. 16, International Student Career Fair Prep Virtual Workshop 

This workshop is for international students who are searching for an internship or full-time job and plan to attend an upcoming career fair. We will discuss what to expect during your job search, how to discuss your work authorization status with companies, and how to identify resources. There will also be time for you to ask questions.

CSE Virtual Resume Marathon
Monday, Sept. 19
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Central Time

Register for the CSE Virtual Resume Marathon

Do you need your resume reviewed prior to the Career Fair? If so, the CSE Career Center will offer 20-minute virtual resume reviews with our employer partners. Register in Handshake and follow the instructions to sign up for a time slot. If you currently do not have a resume and need to create one, please see our resume guides and templates on the CSE Resumes and cover letters web page.

International Student Career Fair Prep Virtual Workshop
Monday, Sept. 19
4-5 p.m. Central Time
Register for the Monday, Sept. 19, International Student Career Fair Prep Virtual Workshop

This workshop is for international students who are searching for an internship or full-time job and plan to attend an upcoming career fair. We will discuss what to expect during your job search, how to discuss your work authorization status with companies, and how to identify resources. There will also be time for you to ask questions.

Questions?

For more information, contact the College of Science and Engineering Career Center at csecareer@umn.edu. or 612-624-4090.